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Future Physicians Receive First White Coats

Drexel University College of Medicine welcomed 260 new medical students from the Class of 2020 during its annual White Coat Ceremony.
Allison Gutierrez, right, receives the United States Public Health Service Excellence in Public Health Award from Capt. JoAnne Hitte, an officer in the Commissioned Corps USPHS, on behalf of the Surgeon General of the United States.

Medical Student Wins Award for Developing Prenatal Program

Allison Gutierrez, a third-year medical student, was recently recognized for her efforts to connect Drexel medical students with underserved expecting mothers. 

Heard Around Campus

Heard Around Campus – July

Even with the heat waves and scorching temperatures, a lot has been accomplished and changed at Drexel over the past month. Take a look at what’s been heard around campus (hopefully, with an iced drink on your desk) and catch up on all the happenings at Drexel.
The Top 100 list of worldwide universities granted patents released by The National Academy of Inventors and Intellectual Property Owners Association.

Drexel in the Top 50 of Worldwide List for Patents

Drexel was named 49th on a list of worldwide universities granted patents released by The National Academy of Inventors and Intellectual Property Owners Association, placing amidst some of the biggest names in innovation.
NICU Baby

Cells Cannibalize to Prevent Lung Injury 

Research from the College of Medicine offers a potential new solution for preventing chronic lung infections that affect premature babies. 

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Drexel Experts Available to Comment on Democratic National Convention

As Philadelphia prepares to host what is likely to be one of the largest and most historically significant Democratic National Conventions, Drexel experts are available to comment on issues ranging from the logistics of putting together the massive gathering and its historical significance, as well as addressing the biggest political issues that will face presumptive nominee Hillary Clinton.

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Solving the Pain Puzzle

A College of Medicine study is a first step in identifying new, non-opioid drugs for treating chronic pain.
Malario Mosquito

How Do You Kill a Malaria Parasite? Clog It with Cholesterol

Drexel scientists have discovered an unusual mechanism for how two new antimalarial drugs kill Plasmodium parasites. Amidst growing concerns about drug resistance, these findings could help to develop more effective drugs against malaria.
Mother-Baby Connections

Drexel’s Postpartum Depression Clinic Is First of Its Kind in the Region

Mother-Baby Connections is an intensive outpatient clinic based at Drexel that provides various therapies for mothers experiencing stress and postpartum depression. 

Neuron

Study Shows How Neurons Reach Their Final Destinations

Drexel researchers found that with a boost from motor proteins, sliding microtubules give nerve cells a smoother ride.
Louis W. Sullivan, MD

Former HHS Secretary to Deliver College of Medicine Commencement Address 

More than 400 students will graduate from the College of Medicine at the Kimmel Center on May 20. Louis W. Sullivan, MD, will address the class. 

Celebrating Drexel Authors

Celebrating All Drexel Authors

For the fourth year, the Office of the Provost and Drexel Libraries highlighted the work of Drexel’s authors and editors. This year, for the first time, published students were honored along with faculty and staff.